Pyracantha coccinea Red Column is an evergreen bushy shrub. Variety resistant to fire blight, it has a fragrant and melliferous flowering, followed by an inedible red fruiting, which earned it its common name of Firethorn Red Column, these berries are very popular with birds in winter.
Pyracantha coccinea Red Column is a particularly decorative shrub, with beautiful dark green evergreen foliage. Its creamy-white flowers bloom from May to June, then fruit in abundance from October to December in beautiful scarlet berries that remain in place much of the winter. They bring color to the garden, when few plants are still active.
Resistant to temperatures of -15 ° C. Its spread is 2 meters, and its adult height of 2.50 meters, or even 3 meters after 10 years.
The Pyracantha coccinea Red Column appreciates a rich, well-drained and calcareous soil, as well as a sunny location, or even partial shade.Prune from February to April, if you want to make a decorative or defensive hedgebecause of its great thorns. Firethorn Red Column pairs well with Mahonia and Holly.